Published: November 1st, 2009 | Tags: Anquan Boldin, Arizona Cardinals, Brad Hoover, Carolina Panthers, Chris Johnson, Gerard Warren, Jake Delhomme, Jon Alston, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Tim Dobbins, Tommy Kelly, Week 8 injuries
Here are notable injuries to track from the Sunday afternoon games:
- Panthers QB Jake Delhomme took hits from his critics all week, then left the game against the Cardinals after absorbing a third-quarter blow to his chest. Delhomme went for tests at a local hospital, and the QB said they revealed he has a chest contusion. The Panthers also lost FB Brad Hoover to a right ankle injury.
- Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin aggravated his injured right ankle and had to leave the game against the Panthers. Boldin had been questionable to play because of the injury.
- Chargers LB Tim Dobbins was carted off the field with a knee injury, but he returned to the game against the Raiders.
- The Raiders reported that the following players were injured — CB Chris Johnson (groin), DT Tommy Kelly (elbow), DT Gerard Warren (toe) and LB Jon Alston (shoulder). No statuses were given.
Texans TE Owen Daniels‘ possibly season-ending knee injury was the top news out of the earlier games.